The Present and Future of California Prisons. Lecture.

When: September 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Dwinelle Hall, Room 370, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA

When: September 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Dwinelle Hall, Room 370, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA Categories: Event “The Present and Future of California Prisons” Professor Ruthie Wilson Gilmore, is coming to Berkeley’s campus this week! She is a founding member of CURB and also part of our National Advisory Board. As a member of IGNITE – Invest in Graduations, Not Incarceration, to Transform Education – which seeks to break the school to prison pipeline and ensure that students can reach UC campuses, I’m particularly excited … Continued

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Occupy Forum: Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju.

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event  OccupyForum presents Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju � The Ghosts of Jeju is an award-winning documentary directed by Regis Trembly about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, South Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. … Continued

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Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland.

When: October 12, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Baha'i Center, 1434 35th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: October 12, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Where: Baha'i Center, 1434 35th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Event Second Sundays: Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland. We are organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Please feel free to bring quotes or passages to share All are welcome We will serve simple breakfast. 56632

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3rd Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street

When: September 17, 2014 all-day
Where: Liberty Plaza, Zuccotti Park, New York,NY 10006, USA

When: September 17, 2014 all-day Where: Liberty Plaza, Zuccotti Park, New York,NY 10006, USA Categories: Event On this day 3 Years after the birth of Occupy Wall Street we welcome all of those who participated in OWS and those are or may be interested in joining/rejoining the movement. During this time of our anniversary we also welcome people and group to mix, mingle, network and build/rebuild relationships that may have been lost due to time or to start new ones that will help re-build community and connect to one another … Continued

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Politics of Debt. The Strike Debt Bay Area Reading Group. “Web of Debt.”

When: September 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: September 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: The Omni (ring buzzer), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting We generally meet every other week.  We generally select a not-too-short, not-too-long reading related to debt for each meeting and discuss the reading. This week we’ll be reading Chapters 21-23 of Ellen Brown’s Web of Debt.  See you there! Web-of-Debt-Complete We are a subgroup of Strike Debt Bay Area.  Check it out! 56629

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Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance & Killing

When: October 4, 2014 all-day
Where: All around the World.

When: October 4, 2014 all-day Where: All around the World. Categories: Action Event Listing of Actions. Join the first Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance & Killing – October 4, 2014 As global citizens who believe in justice and the rule of law, we oppose weaponized and surveillance drones because their deployment: violates democratic rights of freedom of speech and assembly and the right not to be unreasonably searched, is used for extrajudicial “targeted” killings based merely on suspicion — murders — even of children inside … Continued

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Prisoner Letter Writing

When: September 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Qilombo, 2313 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: September 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Qilombo, 2313 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Prisoner Letter Writing Join us for prisoner letter writing every month at Qilombo. Usually this event happens the last Wednesday of every month. Please feel free to write to whomever you want, including your own friends, family, and loved ones. Paper, envelopes, pens, stamps provided. Bring a snack for social time. Bring your thoughts and reflections for quiet writing time. Tips for writing to prisoners. 56627

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BLOCK CA Hwy 1 for YANIRA

When: October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Half Moon Bay, CA, USA

When: October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: Half Moon Bay, CA, USA Categories: Action Event   THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED. STAY TUNED. On Behalf of the Serrano Family, we are asking our beloved Community, to join in solidarity, to demand justice for Yanira Serrano, who was mercilessly gunned down , June 3, 2014, in front her family, by San Mateo County Sheriff. Please come and support our effort to STOP BUSINESS AS USUAL, during the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Let’s … Continued

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Rally: Community Response to Police Militarization.

When: September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event  The Bill of Rights Defense Committee is having a rally at Oakland City Hall on the 17th. There will be first person report backs from Ferguson, including one from Nadia Kayali, a lawyer with the EFF. There will be a handful of speakers followed by music from a PA and food and an opportunity for people circulating in parallel, yet disconnected, circles … Continued

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Film Screening: “Berkeley in the 60′s.” Kicking Off 50th Anniversary of Free Speech Movement.

When: September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, Bancroft Way & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, Bancroft Way & Bowditch Street, University of California,Berkeley,Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Berkeley in the Sixties” is kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement this week at the Pacific Film Archive.  Veterans of the Free Speech Movement will be there. 56615

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